November 12, 2012
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RHP Brody Colvin (Photo by Mark LoMoglio)
Position: Starting pitcher
Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect (8th according to BaseballAmerica.com)
Team: Clearwater (Single-A+)/Reading (Double-A)
2012 Minor League Stats: 30 games (25 starts), 6-10, 5.87 ERA, 138 IP, 109 K.
Season in Review: 22-year-old Brody Colvin had a decent season in the lower levels of the farm system this year.
Colvin started his third professional year of baseball with high-level Single-A Clearwater. In 23 games, 18 of his appearances starts, he posted a 4-5 record with a 4.27 ERA.
Colvin boasts a 94 MPH fastball that naturally sinks. But despite having a scouting report back in 2011 lauding the accuracy and sharpness of his breaking stuff, Colvin struggled with walks in 2012, allowing 4.8 per nine innings.
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